Lunch Dishes We’re Loving Right Now

Posted on April 18, 2018

While dinner often takes center stage in restaurants, some of our favorite dishes and menus are served at lunch. Here are some of our favorite lunch dishes on menus right now: Fine & Dandy’s Shrimp & Crawfish Roll Served on a house-baked bun that offers just a hint of sweetness, the shrimp, and crawfish salad has the perfect amount of celery, onion and Old Bay.  FARM’s Fried Chicken with a side As part of FARM’s meat-and-...

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Where, and What, To Treat Yourself After the Bridge Run

Posted on April 6, 2018

Every spring, thousands of Charlestonians and visitors alike train for the Holy City's annual Cooper River Bridge Run, a 6.2 mile race that begins in Mount Pleasant and concludes in Downtown Charleston. For many, training for the race means consistent workout regimens and strict meal plans. So when the race is done, and those 6.2 miles have been completed, Charleston throws a mean party to help runners celebrate, and more often than ...

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The Best Kind of Easter Eggs Have Whiskey

Posted on March 30, 2018

Easter has long been one of our favorite holidays. It’s hard to forget waking up in the morning to find enormous "bunny tracks" through the house leading to an overflowing basket of sugary treats and toys. From the dyeing of eggs, the egg hunt, and the mountains of food- Easter has always been a holiday that we think doesn't get enough credit. But as you grow older, the magic of Easter fades- the Easter bunny stops leaving his tracks, the ...

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Cru Catering Designs Magical and Delicious Menu for Former Olympian, Tara Lipinski’s Charleston Wedding

We were thrilled to hear that Cru Catering had be chosen as the caterer for the wedding of Former Olympic figure skater, Tara Lipinski, and Fox Sports Producer Todd Kapostasy.  It’s an honor to work with any bride and groom on their special day and every event is magical, but this one did leave us feeling particularly proud of the entire Cru Crew.   People Magazine covered the Charleston wedding in detail and included tidbits ...

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It’s Brunch O’Clock at Raven and Rose

Posted on June 29, 2017

It’s the weekend, so in other words, it’s time to brunch. If you are traveling to Oregon this summer, or already live there, we have the perfect place for you- Raven and Rose. For starters, we recommend ordering their famous donut muffins. These delicate buttermilk-nutmeg muffins are topped with brown butter and cinnamon sugar. Need we say more? Now for the breakfast fare. If you are looking for something light, yet fully satisfying, ...

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Cure your Summertime Sadness with These Refreshing Cocktails

With summer officially starting, that means it is time for two things: rose and refreshing cocktails. We have an appreciation for restaurants that transform their drink menu based on season; out with the old and in with the new. Here in Charleston, Virgil Kaine completely remakes their drink specials for the summer. Nice, right? When we think summer, we think fruit. Virgil Kaine’s Ladson Cobbler Cocktail is just that. To make this ...

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Beyond Food & Hospitality: Meet South City PR’s newest clients

Posted on May 24, 2017

Havens, a new high-end boutique on King street is a welcomed addition to the upper king block otherwise occupied by Little Jacks Tavern, Pancito and Lefty’s, and Leon’s Oyster Shop.  An incredible and fashion forward store and a place for one-of-kind unique finds, Havens’ urban aesthetic gives off vibes of a trendy boutique in Williamsburg or an artistic bohemian shelter along the Parisian left bank. Havens, a breath of fresh air, is ...

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Celebrate Easter Sunday in Style

On this Easter Sunday in between celebrating church services, hunting for eggs, and waiting for the Easter bunny to arrive, the holiday is best spent sitting around the table and enjoying good food with family and friends.  Historically described by Christians as a “moving feast,” Easter Sunday Brunch is exactly that— a smorgasbord feast of delicious springtime cuisine and southern comfort food. This Easter, if family tradition insists ...

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The Local Palate explores Nashville’s diverse food scene

Posted on February 7, 2017

The Local Palate recently spoke to some of Nashville's celebrated chefs on the city's growing food scene, including chef Matt Bolus of The 404 Kitchen in the Gulch. While each chef and restaurant represents a different approach to cuisine, they all agree that Nashville's unique culture plays a huge role in influencing diners and inspired chefs.    

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Mac and Cheese Recipes that Will Make Your Weekend

As we cruise toward the weekend, there’s no better time to relax and enjoy some comfort food. Recently, chef Ben Thibodeaux of Cavan in New Orleans shared some of his recipes for the cheesy favorite with The Times-Picayune that are leaving us hungry. Crabmeat Mac and Cheese: Click here to ...

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